Baleares

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See also: baleares, baléares, and Baléares

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βᾰλῐᾱρεῖς (Baliāreîs), of uncertain ultimate origin. Possibly from βάλλω (bállō, I launch); Strabo suggests a Phoenician origin.[1] More at Balearic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Baleārēs m pl (genitive Baleārium); third declension

  1. The Balearic Islands
  2. The inhabitants of the Balearic Islands

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Baleārēs
Genitive Baleārium
Dative Baleāribus
Accusative Baleārēs
Baleārīs
Ablative Baleāribus
Vocative Baleārēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bălĭāres”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Baleares in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Baleares”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  1. ^ Strab. xiv. p. 654; Plin. l.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Baleares.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /bɐˈlja.ɾɨʃ/, [bɐˈlja.ɾɨʃ], (Portugal) /bɐ.lɨˈa.ɾɨʃ/, [bɐ.lɨˈa.ɾɨʃ]

Proper noun[edit]

Baleares f pl

  1. Balearic Islands (an archipelago and autonomous community of Spain, in the Mediterranean Sea)
    Synonym: Ilhas Baleares

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Baleares f pl

  1. Synonym of Islas Baleares (Balearic Islands)